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    Name of CPIODesignationTelephone Number
    Dr. Shashi BalaCurator011-23071005

    The Director,
    National Gallery of Modern Art,
    Ministry of Culture, Government of India
    Jaipur House, Sher Shah Road
    New Delhi 110003
    Telephone Number : 011-23386111

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    Virtual Galleries - Abdulrahim Appabhai Almelkar

    Abdulrahim Appabhai Almelkar (10th October 1920- 12th December 1982) was born in Ahemdabad, Gujarat. He joined Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai and graduated in 1948. In early days of learning he was influenced by works of Bendre and Langhammer. He won the Governor’s award at Bombay Art Society exhibition in 1948 In 1954 he won the Gold Medal of Bombay Art Society. This was followed by series of prestigious awards such as Art Society of India in 1955, Lalit Kala Academy Award in 1956 and 1960. Around 20 gold medals and 24 silver medals were awarded to the legend for his incredible art and 40 solo exhibitions at his credit which were not only in India but in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Ceylon.


    729 - Ink on paper 20x25.5 cm


    1263 - Ink on paper 23 cm x 28 cm


    148 - Ink On Straw Board 38x33cm


    145 - Ink On Straw Board 32x43cm

    Mera Ghar

    152 - Ink On Straw Board 38.5x32.5 cm


    135 - Water Colour 50x66 cm


    133 - Water Colour 32.5x45.5 cm


    136 - Water Colour 32x50cm


    137 - Water Colour 32x50 cm

    Turban (Rajasthani)

    119 Water Colour on Paper 35x29 cm

    Out for big Game

    139 - Water Colour 50x66 cm

    Deer (Heeran)

    158 - Ink On Straw Board 64.5x32 cm


    Amar Nath Sehgal

    International Women's Day 2020

    International Women's Day 2020

    A.A. Almelkar

    Miniature Painting

    Tanjore and Mysore

    European Traveller Artists

    Company Period

    Kalighat Painting

    Academic Realism

    Bengal School

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Jamini Roy

    Gaganendranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore


    Artists Collectives

    Abstraction in Contemporary Indian Art

    Art Movements of 1960s

    Art Movements in 1970s


    Modern Sculptures

    Print Making